Taught course

Human Factors and Ergonomics

Institution
University of Nottingham · Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A high 2:2 or equivalent.

Interest in human factors/ergonomics and some practice in applying this.

Qualifications below the minimum are considered if applicant has relevant experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc in Human Factors and Ergonomics aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to design products, jobs / tasks and environments from the human perspective. If you are interested in people, technology and design, then this could be the course for you.

In this course you will learn about a range of human characteristics (physical, cognitive, social and emotional) as they relate to our interactions with jobs, environments, products, services and other people. You will graduate with a postgraduate qualification that is increasingly desirable in industry and provides the necessary knowledge and skills to address human factors issues for the 21st century.

Key Facts

  • This is a Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors Qualifying Course
  • There are many opportunities to continue your studies within the department through an extensive PhD programme within the Human Factors research group
  • More than 98% of engineering research ranked of international quality
  • Graduates of the Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc can get full membership with the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) after completing four years’ work experience

Information for international students

For more information and advice, please visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/studywithus/international-applicants/index.aspx

Fees and funding

Please visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/funding/pgt-funding.aspx for more information and advice on funding your masters.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
engineeringsupport@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 115 951 5559